The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 105 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing Perl 91 149 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 2.10% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 4.79% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 116 138
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £346 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2460 3110 3059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.25% 43.76% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1908 2394 2368
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 22
Average hourly rate £31.99 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.15 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
London

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 119 (50.64%) Linux
2 113 (48.09%) UNIX
3 111 (47.23%) Python
4 86 (36.60%) Java
5 80 (34.04%) SQL
5 80 (34.04%) Banking
6 71 (30.21%) Finance
7 69 (29.36%) Windows
8 65 (27.66%) Oracle
9 63 (26.81%) C++
10 49 (20.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (20.43%) Investment Banking
12 44 (18.72%) C#
13 38 (16.17%) Sybase
13 38 (16.17%) Degree
14 36 (15.32%) Shell Script
15 33 (14.04%) Red Hat
15 33 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 33 (14.04%) Analytics
16 31 (13.19%) Computer Science
16 31 (13.19%) Front Office
17 29 (12.34%) Ruby
18 26 (11.06%) Software Engineering
18 26 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (11.06%) Fixed Income
18 26 (11.06%) SQL Server
18 26 (11.06%) Relational Database
19 25 (10.64%) Bash Shell
20 24 (10.21%) MySQL
21 23 (9.79%) Puppet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.81%) Apache
2 10 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.55%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.70%) Moodle
6 3 (1.28%) IIS
7 2 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.85%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.85%) GemFire
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) MS Office
2 4 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.85%) Gephi
3 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.85%) SPSS
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Global One
2 6 (2.55%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.43%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (0.43%) RMDS
4 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) GitHub
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.96%) HTTP
1 14 (5.96%) Firewall
2 12 (5.11%) SAN
3 11 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.68%) LDAP
4 10 (4.26%) DNS
4 10 (4.26%) SSH
5 8 (3.40%) SSL
6 7 (2.98%) Multicast
7 5 (2.13%) NAS
7 5 (2.13%) Internet
7 5 (2.13%) SMTP
8 4 (1.70%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.70%) FTP
8 4 (1.70%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.70%) IMAP
9 3 (1.28%) Wireless
9 3 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.85%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.85%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.06%) SQL Server
1 26 (11.06%) Relational Database
2 24 (10.21%) MySQL
3 22 (9.36%) RDBMS
4 13 (5.53%) DB2
5 11 (4.68%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.83%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.83%) Big Data
6 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.83%) Data Mining
6 9 (3.83%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.83%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.55%) Data Mart
9 5 (2.13%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.28%) KDB
11 3 (1.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.53%) JIRA
2 13 (5.53%) Ant
2 13 (5.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.26%) Maven
4 9 (3.83%) Subversion
5 7 (2.98%) ClearCase
6 5 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.70%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.70%) Selenium
8 3 (1.28%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.28%) Robotium
8 3 (1.28%) Calabash
8 3 (1.28%) Hudson
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.85%) JUnit
9 2 (0.85%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.43%) JMeter
General
1 80 (34.04%) Banking
2 71 (30.21%) Finance
3 48 (20.43%) Investment Banking
4 31 (13.19%) Front Office
5 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.28%) Advertising
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.85%) International Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Billing
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (41.28%) Developer
2 31 (13.19%) C++ Developer
3 23 (9.79%) Administrator
4 20 (8.51%) Quantitative Developer
5 19 (8.09%) Analyst
5 19 (8.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 17 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.68%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.68%) Perl Developer
8 11 (4.68%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (3.83%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.40%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.40%) DBA
10 8 (3.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.98%) Build Manager
11 7 (2.98%) UNIX Administrator
11 7 (2.98%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.55%) Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.66%) HTML
2 14 (5.96%) STL
3 13 (5.53%) XML
4 11 (4.68%) Spring
5 9 (3.83%) Hibernate
5 9 (3.83%) .NET
5 9 (3.83%) CSS
5 9 (3.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (3.40%) Rendezvous
6 8 (3.40%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (2.98%) Middleware
7 7 (2.98%) Web Services
7 7 (2.98%) REST
8 6 (2.55%) JDBC
9 5 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.13%) Murex MxML
10 4 (1.70%) Django
10 4 (1.70%) Regular Expression
10 4 (1.70%) LAMP
10 4 (1.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 31 (13.19%) Computer Science
3 26 (11.06%) Fixed Income
4 23 (9.79%) Derivative
5 20 (8.51%) Credit Risk
6 13 (5.53%) Equities
7 12 (5.11%) Replication
8 11 (4.68%) Clustering
9 6 (2.55%) Open Source
10 5 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.13%) Grid Computing
10 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.70%) E-Learning
11 4 (1.70%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.70%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (1.28%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.28%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 119 (50.64%) Linux
2 113 (48.09%) UNIX
3 69 (29.36%) Windows
4 33 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (7.66%) Solaris
6 10 (4.26%) AIX
7 7 (2.98%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.55%) CentOS
8 6 (2.55%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.28%) Android
10 3 (1.28%) Debian
10 3 (1.28%) HPUX
10 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.85%) SUSE
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.43%) Fedora
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.04%) Analytics
2 26 (11.06%) Software Engineering
2 26 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (8.94%) DevOps
4 19 (8.09%) Validation
4 19 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.81%) Electronic Trading
6 15 (6.38%) ITIL
7 14 (5.96%) Migration
7 14 (5.96%) Scrum
8 13 (5.53%) Project Management
9 12 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (4.68%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.68%) Data Management
11 10 (4.26%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.83%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.40%) TDD
13 8 (3.40%) Multithreading
14 7 (2.98%) Release Management
14 7 (2.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 111 (47.23%) Python
2 86 (36.60%) Java
3 80 (34.04%) SQL
4 63 (26.81%) C++
5 44 (18.72%) C#
6 36 (15.32%) Shell Script
7 29 (12.34%) Ruby
8 25 (10.64%) Bash Shell
9 21 (8.94%) PHP
10 15 (6.38%) C
11 14 (5.96%) JavaScript
12 10 (4.26%) Scala
13 9 (3.83%) C-shell
14 8 (3.40%) Korn
15 6 (2.55%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.55%) AWK
16 5 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 5 (2.13%) R
17 4 (1.70%) sed
17 4 (1.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (16.17%) Degree
2 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.28%) CCIE
2 3 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.28%) JNCIE
3 2 (0.85%) RHCE
4 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.43%) HNC
4 1 (0.43%) HND
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) QA
1 5 (2.13%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) CRD IV
2 3 (1.28%) Basel III
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) EMIR
4 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.55%) NFS
4 5 (2.13%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.70%) Samba
5 4 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.70%) KVM
6 3 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.85%) Snort
7 2 (0.85%) Squid
7 2 (0.85%) RHEV
8 1 (0.43%) Xen
8 1 (0.43%) Nmap
8 1 (0.43%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (9.79%) Puppet
2 12 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.26%) BMC PATROL
3 10 (4.26%) Nagios
4 4 (1.70%) Control-M
4 4 (1.70%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (1.28%) Salt
5 3 (1.28%) YUM
5 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.28%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.43%) Cacti
7 1 (0.43%) Foglight
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (27.66%) Oracle
2 38 (16.17%) Sybase
3 33 (14.04%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.96%) Cisco
4 14 (5.96%) IBM
5 12 (5.11%) TIBCO
5 12 (5.11%) VMware
6 9 (3.83%) Veritas
6 9 (3.83%) Sun
6 9 (3.83%) HP
7 8 (3.40%) SunGard
7 8 (3.40%) BMC
7 8 (3.40%) EMC
7 8 (3.40%) Perforce
8 6 (2.55%) NetApp
8 6 (2.55%) Murex
8 6 (2.55%) Tableau
9 5 (2.13%) MarketAxess
9 5 (2.13%) Splunk
9 5 (2.13%) Microsoft
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